Stakeholders and representation

AoC represents colleges by working with:

  • Department for Education (DfE) officials who have responsibility for the Children and Families Act (2014),  national implementation of the changes to the SEN/D system, the SEN/D Pathfinder Programme, and Supported Internships
  • Other Government and local authority officials involved in implementing changes to the SEN/D system
  • Education Funding Agency (EFA) officials who have responsibility for the changes to high-needs funding and implementation of the new processes, and for student support for mainstream students
  • The Special Education Consortium (SEC) – a cross-sector body representing the needs of children and young people with SEN/LLDD and their families